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The Velvet Cake Collection

The Velvet Cake Collection. A collection of 10 different versions of a soft, tender, moist, homemade scratch cake like you’ve never tried. From Lemon and Red Velvet to Chocolate Velvet, there’s a favourite here for everyone.

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The Velvet Cake Collection.

My attempt at developing a great Red Velvet Cake was such a success that I couldn’t stop there. The texture was so light, moist and tender that I couldn’t help but try other flavour variations.

Since then, I’ve had additional success with lemon, orange and even white (vanilla) versions of this delicious cake. I love lime so with the success of the other citrus versions, that idea was a no-brainer. The raspberry version was an attempt to make a pink cake that worked quite well. I’ve found the best color comes from fresh raspberries in that recipe.

The chocolate version too a bit more tweaking but I had so many requests from readers of Rock Recipes that I just had to perfect that version too. these all taste phenomenal but I think people are really in love with the light, moist texture of these cakes, which is the key to their success.

Pick your favorite version or try them all. They all make outstanding choices for birthday cakes too; one of these will almost certainly please any taste. Am I done with variations of this recipe yet? Maybe not…I already have an idea for another one.

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Originally published December 2019. Updated June 2020.

2019 Update!

We have added yet another version of this incredibly soft, moist and tender scratch cake. These have been some of our most successful recipes in our 12 years online.

This Spice Velvet Cake is bound to be another winner!

Spice Velvet Cake close up photo of a single slice on a white plate

Spice Velvet Cake

Check out another 9 flavours below.

The Best Red Velvet Cake cut sliceRed Velvet

Orange Velvet Cake

Orange Velvet Cake

Orange Velvet

Lemon Velvet Cake phot0 of finished uncut cake

Lemon Velvet Cake

Lemon Velvet

White Velvet Cake photo of a single slice on a white plate

White Velvet Cake.

White Velvet

Chocolate Velvet Cake, this cake is soft, moist and with a very pleasing light crumb structure.

Chocolate Velvet Cake

Chocolate Velvet

Raspberry Velvet Cake

Raspberry Velvet Cake

Raspberry Velvet

Lime Velvet Cake photo of a single slice on a white plate with slice of lime

Lime Velvet Cake

Lime Velvet

Coconut Velvet Cake- made with the rich flavour of coconut milk in the batter.

Coconut Velvet Cake

Coconut Velvet Cake

Candy Cane Cake

Candy Cane Cake

Candy Cane Cake

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Thursday 19th of November 2020

[…] is still around, but that’s for another post. For now, I cannot recommend Rock Recipes’ Velvet Cake Collection highly […]

Shirley SHEA

Sunday 28th of June 2020

I love so manny of Barry’s reccipies hard to say which one is best , made jam this week Rhubarb .pinaapple and strawberries , Cookies,and the ribs are next , thank you ,

Christina Bowles

Wednesday 13th of May 2020

My 12-year-old daughter made the Lemon Velvet cake for me for Mother's Day. I am a lemon-lover and this cake did NOT disappoint. Easily the BEST lemon cake I have ever eaten. We can't wait to try the Orange and Coconut versions!! Thanks Barry!

Magdalena

Tuesday 12th of November 2019

I as wondering if you have managed a pineapple velvet? I find that the fruit is just too wet for the cake to hold up for more than a day. I get the same results with pears, peaches, and passion fruit. Any suggestions beyond a layer of white chocolate ganache between the fruit and cake.

Kelly

Sunday 26th of May 2019

I just made a checkerboard cake with the lemon velvet and raspberry velvet recipes. It turned out awesome - gorgeous and tastes like pink lemonade!

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